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Those inventive Americans.

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division.
Publisher: [Washington, National Geographic Society, 1971]
Series: National Geographic special publications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of biographical sketches of inventors including the famous and the not so famous.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division.
ISBN: 0870440896 9780870440892
OCLC Number: 127820
Credits: Produced by the National Geographic Special Publications Division. Foreword by Leonard Carmichael.
Description: 231 p. illus. (part col.), ports. (part col.) 27 cm.
Contents: John Bardeen --
Alexander Graham Bell --
Walter H. Brattain --
Lee De Forest --
Thamas Alva Edison --
Oliver Evans --
John Fitch --
Robert Fulton --
Charles Goodyear --
Joseph Henry --
Herman Hollerith --
Ernest Orlando Lawrence --
Cyrus Hall McCormick --
Samuel F.B. Morse --
James Runsey --
William Shockley --
John Stevens --
Charles H. Townes --
Eli Whitney --
Orville and Wilbur Wright --
Valdimir Kosma Zworykin.
Series Title: National Geographic special publications.
Responsibility: Produced by the National Geographic Special Publications Division. Foreword by Leonard Carmichael.

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A collection of biographical sketches of inventors including the famous and the not so famous.

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